Meetings

Exercises with Images

One of the neuroscience based learning techniques that I have the hardest time incorporating into my trainings and meetings is leveraging images.  I’ve adapted one exercise to incorporate images and have found several valuable variations. Exercise: Conclusion activity to express…

What being late says

Jill, a co-worker and I were waiting in a conference room for someone to arrive.  I  can’t remember how late the person was but I remember the conversation that occurred.  Jill highlighted how much she disliked when someone was late.…

1-1 Meeting Pet Peeves

Yes…I have an infinite number of pet peeves.  Let’s focus in on the 1-1 meeting this go around.   Just to make sure we are on the same page, I am referring to the meeting between manager and direct report: Repeating Status:…

Icebreakers

For a long time I was torn on icebreakers.  Despite understanding the value of getting people sharing and listening out of the gate, I struggled when facing icebreaker questions such as: Discuss your favorite movies I want to work with…